Massimiliano Allegri is set to take charge at Chelsea in the summer
The Portuguese was dismissed after a disastrous start to Chelsea’s title defence and was replaced with interim boss Guus Hiddink, who will remain in charge until the summer.
The 48-year-old is contracted to the Serie A giants until the 2017, but the report claims he is keen to leave to experience the Premier League.
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The Blues have also been linked with Stoke’s Mark Hughes, Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone and former Chile head coach Jorge Sampaoli as Mourinho’s permanent successor.